OPPOSITIONAL DEFIANT DISORDER

GETTING DIAGNOSIS:

AFTER DIAGNOSIS:

Recognize the signs:

Angry and Irritable mood:

Often and easily loses temper

 

Is frequently touchy and easily annoyed by others

 

Is often angry and resentful

Argumentative and defiant behavior:

Often argues with adults or people in authority

 

Often actively defies or refuses to comply with adults' requests or rules

 

Often deliberately annoys or upsets people

 

Often blames others for his or her mistakes or misbehavior

Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is a persistent behavioral pattern of angry or irritable mood; argumentative, defiant behavior towards authority figures; and vindictiveness.

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It is estimated that 5% of all children may qualify for ODD. 

Vindictiveness:

Is often spiteful or vindictive

 

Has shown spiteful or vindictive behavior at least twice in the past six months

**Please note that this does not constitue a diagnosis and does not replace professional consultation.

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